Thursday, June 30, 2016

Development News - Vanessa Lachey Cast on TV Land's 'First Wives Club'; NBC Extends Cast Options on 'Cruel Intentions'

Development News - June 30, 2016

NBC's Cruel Intentions and TV Land's First Wives Club.

  • Vanessa Lachey (Dads, Truth Be Told) has been tapped to star opposite Alyson Hannigan and Megan Hilty on the comedy pilot written by Rebecca Addelman. She will play Sasha, a driven and successful chef in San Francisco. She has it all - a hot restaurant and a great girlfriend who she plans to marry. But when she reconnects with her old friends after the death of their college roommate, she realizes she may not be as ready to settle down as she thought.
  • The broadcast network has extended the cast contract options on the drama pilot sequel to the hit film of the same name. The pilot was written by Roger Kumble, Lindsey Rosin and Jordan Ross. The cast includes Sarah Michelle Gellar, Taylor John Smith, Kate Levering, Peter Gallagher, Samantha Logan, Sophina Brown, Nathalie Kelley and Coby Bell.